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A lot of talented smart people but, sadly, no vision for the company at the senior levels.

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Former Employee - Director, Product Management in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

I worked at Yahoo full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great people
Competitive salaries + benefits
Yahoo! has a lot of great products - it's a shame that there isn't a tighter/closer integration between them

Cons

Too many silos to work through
You spend more time in meetings than doing actual work (work frequently spills into evenings)
Lack of a consolidated vision for the company
Most people work hard, some are hiding in the gaps

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I worked at Yahoo full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Perks, large number of smart people

    Cons

    Poor management and no definite set of goals or directions

  2. Helpful (2)

    Love working here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I have been working at Yahoo full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of smart colleagues to learn from
    Wonderful laid back environment
    Flexible Hours
    Well rewarded for good performance
    Foosball and pool tables
    tasty cafetaria

    Cons

    Comparatively underpaid
    Dirty politics in some teams
    Too much process
    A little behind in adapting cutting edge analytics
    Should provide a little training for engineers moving into data analysis

    Advice to Management

    Increase the pay to avoid people jumping ships
    Crush politics and people going behind the backs of colleagues

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